The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Qatari Minister of State for Defense and Security Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiya. Secretary Pompeo thanked Minister Al Attiya for Qatar’s continued close partnership and cooperation on a range of issues. The Secretary and the Minister discussed the importance of a united Gulf Cooperation Council in standing against the Iranian regime’s destabilizing behavior which continues to foment discord in the region. They also discussed other bilateral and regional issues, including Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon.